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Martin’s Tasted Lidl’s Western Gold Bourbon Whiskey

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By Martin Isark
Is it worth grabbing a bottle of  Western Gold 6 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey from Lidl’s booze shelves?  Read more

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Chancellor Puts Tax on Water…

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By Martin Isark
Sugar Tax on water-based soft drinks will certainly help the Chancellor, George Osborne rake in a bit of extra cash. But I very much doubt it will address the obesity problem… that will only come when consumers stop drinking large quantities of sugary drinks. Read more

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Tasted: Heston’s Cherry Bakewell Hot Cross Buns

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By Martin Isark
I’ve tasted Heston’s  Cherry Bakewell Hot Cross Buns, should you put them in the trolley or leave them on the shelf? Read more

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Recipe for making your own ginger beer plant

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By Martin Isark
When I was small, bottles of home-made ginger beer lined the pantry shelves –  and the thirst quenching pleasure of its peppery ginger notes still lingers on. Today, the supermarket shelves are loaded with various styles and brands of ginger beer, but nothing gets close to the satisfaction of making your own from a ginger beer plant. Read more